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Chambers Global Legal Guide 2023

CINCINNATI, February 16, 2023 – Patrick D. Hayes, Partner and Chair of the Investment Management practice group with the law firm of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, has been recognized as a 2023 "Leading Lawyer" in the U.S. in the recently released edition of Chambers Global Legal Guide 2023. The Chambers Global Legal Guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions across the world. Each ranking is based on in-depth research conducted by a dedicated team of researchers. 

The Chambers Global Legal Guide 2023 stated, "Patrick Hayes of Calfee, Halter & Griswold has broad experience with financial advisers seeking advice on SEC approval."

Ranked in Band 3, Patrick is among only 34 attorneys in the USA ranked in the Chambers Global Legal Guide 2023 in the area of Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance.

Clients provided feedback to Chambers Global researchers noting that, "Patrick's advice is invaluable for our efforts to continuously improve. He is a very thoughtful and knowledgeable attorney."

Patrick was previously ranked in the Chambers USA Legal Guide 2022 in Band 3 in Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance in the USA-Nationwide jurisdiction. He is also ranked in The Best Lawyers in America© in Securities/Capital Markets Law (2022-2023), Ohio Super Lawyers, Ohio Rising Stars (2022), and in the Cincy Magazine's "Cincy Leading Lawyers" in Corporate and Securities Law (2020-2022). Patrick is a Cincinnati Business Courier 2019 "Forty Under 40" awards program honoree.

Patrick serves the National Society of Compliance Professionals as a member of the board of directors and a member of NSCP's Regulatory Advisory Committee and the Publications Committee.

In 2020, Patrick launched "The Securities Compliance Podcast: Compliance in Context," co-sponsored by Calfee and NSCP; the podcast is designed as a master class for the securities industry's legal and compliance professionals and has had over 30,000 downloads with listeners in more than 20 countries worldwide.

About Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with 160 attorneys and professionals and six offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, New York, and Washington, D.C. Calfee serves clients in the Midwest, nationally, and globally in the areas of Business Restructuring and Insolvency, Corporate and Finance, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Energy and Utilities, Estate and Succession Planning and Administration, Government Relations and Legislation, Intellectual Property, Investment Management, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Real Estate Law. Calfee has been recognized as a leading law firm by the Chambers USA Legal Guide 2022 in Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Insurance: Policyholder, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Natural Resources & Environment, and Real Estate Law and by Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2022 in Private Wealth Law. A founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 22,000 attorneys located in more than 125 countries. Additional information is available at


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